Restoring consumer confidence in the safety of indoor eating environments is one of the top challenges restaurants face until COVID-19 vaccinations can fully cycle through society. Only by creating this level of confidence can restaurants hope to achieve previous levels of business and profitability as they look to serve their patrons.
2021 is upon us and we're taking one steady day at a time in preparation for the newest food and beverage trends that are hitting the market. With the arrival of the new year, things might look a little different in the foodservice industry. We've seen a complete 180-degree change in how the foodservice industry had to operate in 2020 in order to maintain the safety of employees and consumers. So, how's that going to help shape 2021 and drive industry trends?
Coffee has a way of bringing people together. Whether it be friends meeting for a drink, a first date meet and greet, or a routine stop on the way to work, it's the perfect taste for any day. In recent years, a coffee-based drink known as a nitro cold brew has become quite popular. It's served at the biggest and most well-known coffee chains, as well as made its way into local coffee hotspots all across the nation. So, what is a nitro cold brew exactly?
Beverages, whether alcoholic or non-alcoholic, are at the heart of the foodservice industry. While beverage menus may not display as prominently as food menus, bar and beverage is often the real profit hub of foodservice operations.